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brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else against the law. if we're truly created equal and it surely this must be equal as well. >> the commitments we make to each other, to medicare, medicaid, social security they do not straddle our initiative, they strengthen us. (cheers & applause) they do not make us a nation of take as they free us to take the risks that make this country great. we, the people still believe in our obligation as americans and are not just to ourselves but to all prosperity. we will respond to the threat of climate change in knowing that the failure to do so will be trade our children and future generations. but we reject the belief that america must choose between the american and the generation that to build this and caring for them or the generation that is waiting. >> they are chanting of,. >> catherine: the president was heard telling his family. "i want to take one more look.i'm not going to see this again." between half a million and 700-thousand people were on the mall in washington. a million fewer than his first inauguration in 2009. still
to everett dirkson and say the of said, "without ericdirkson, this would be a bill, not a law" he knew how to do that. and he also knew that-- he was willing to make incredible, you know, sort of "what the hell is the presidency for?" when his staff in 1964, before his first state of the union, the entire staff said don't go of the civil rights bill of '64, prohibiting employment discrimination and public accommodation. it's a presidential election year, and he said, what the hell is the presidency for? we'll go for it. and he went for it. and he got it >> condoleezza rice, what did that mean to you? >> it meant everything. i was a little girl in birmingham, alabama. and i remember quite well the day that president kennedy was assassinated, and when we learned he had died my teacher-- we were in school-- my teacher was outside and i heard her say, what, are we going to do now? the president is dead and there's a southerner in the white house?" there was a sense we would not get civil rights legislation. and i have respect and admiration for lyndon johnson. i was telling people independent
, or stricter gun laws. the organizer of gun appreciation day was also here in warrenton and he said that he would stand his ground against the critics. >> this is in reaction to newtown. this is in reaction to the left reaction to newtown. so the idea that they would use and exploit that tragedy to push their legislation is what i find offensive. >> critics today tried to make the case that gun appreciation day shows a certain amount of tone deafness, politically and insensitivity coming so close to martin luther king day. and then also coming so close in the shadow of, if you will, of the newtown shooting. >> rick: catherine herridge in warrenton, verge, thank you. >> arthel: there is shocking video as an assassination attempt overseas is caught on tape. it's unbelievable. a would-be assassin pulls out a gun on a law maker in bulgaria. thankfully the weapon jammed. allowing the startled speaker to knock it out of the way and seconds later, you see what happens. the gunman is tackled by the ground by security, leaving him bruised and bloodied. it's still unclear how he was able to get past
've talked about it far hundred years, it's time to write about hit in the books of law. the job of the president-- and obama has done this magnificently-- is to make america feel its greatness, its ideals to arouse our idealism. it's also the job of a president to write it in the books of law, to get actual legislation passed. that's what a nation is governed by and the second term in my mind is going to hinge on what is written in t t t books of la. >> rose: two things, one is that there's no question that l.b.j. is the most formidable political human figure i've ever met and if we had only known that person that bob caro knows through his research that i was lucky enough to know when i was 24 years old i think the country would have been felt differently there was one moment that he spoke to a bunch of reporters and he was himself and he never did that again. the teleprompter was a girdle on him. to go back to what bob woodward said, we can't forget that the republicans have attacked the democrats and obama even more fiercely than he's attacked them so it's not like he's out t
stressful moments for the authorities. as a result, we have more than 13,000 military and law enforcement personnel, ready for this event. we have snipers on the roofs. we have biological and chemical units prepared to deal with whatever comes up. we have a high degree of surveillance. satellites zooming in on the mall, as well as hundreds of surveillance cameras, to watch potential suspects. as one official told me last night, we have no specific threat. but we have to be ready for anything, george. >> and i know they've been preparing for this for a year. they've been locking the buildings on the parade route. they've been locking the garbage cans on the parade route. repaved the road. they are taking no chances. we have an incredible team of presidential savvy with us this morning. i want a quick word from two of them sitting with us here. let's start with matthew dowd, contributor to abc news. you have contributed to a combine, as well. both sides of the aisle. what does it take for a president to take a second inauguration and make it soaring? >> well, it's a much different situation
community are equal under the constitution and under the laws of this country. and what a better time for the city and county of san francisco to send a message that recognizes the dignity and humanity of this community, by dodging the contributions of one of its heroes harvey milk. that is what this is about. my proposal to name this airport is the first airport named after an openly gay person we are in no way trying to diminish the work and accomplishments of other individuals who are also deserving of that honor. this has to be viewed in the context of what is happening in this country and in this world. it has to be viewed in the context of history. one of the things that i have learned about my term on the board of supervisors is that time flies. time goes by very quickly. i am now beginning my fifth year as a member of this board. and the decisions that we make are important. they are the most important when we can impact people's lives; when we can change people's lives and how people see the world. what is amazing about this idea is that those 40 million people, those 9
from the french fighting to what is going on in algeria. we have had many laws of unintended consequences and the middle east. think of the effort to get the soviets out of afghanistan and what it led to. this is a characteristic of the region, not a characteristic of bad politics. it was good to get rid of gaddafi and the soviets. from the pakistan border to the atlantic ocean, you will have something like this, get ready for it and deal with it. >> are they the same ideologically as al qaeda in iraq? >> there are experts that can talk about that. by and large what they represent is extreme for the political islamic theological movements including using violence with anybody that disagree with them. that is what is in common for all of these organizations. calling them al qaeda is loose association. a few years earlier, they invited the city terrorists in iraq to join them as well. so you get these offshoots that are only loosely connected organizations. but they do have a similar theological and political agenda. >> how much of a threat do they represent to americans here?
and law enforcement officials here scattered among the crowds. there will be some plane clothed officers, bomb sniffing calls and there will be s.w.a.t. teams located in key positions along the parade route. there will be surveillance monitoring everybody here. there is no significant credible threat but law enforcement is not takenning any chances. >> they can't afford to do that. we look forward it talking to you in the next hour. coming up on a special edition of "this week" david ploufe looks ahead to president obama's second term and. co-chair eva longoria previews the celebrations. you can see the whole picture this morning at 8:00 on "this week" with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america. we will also have live streaming coverage at abc7 news.com starting at 6:30. >>> the excitement here in the bay area has to do with the 49ers game. abc7 news sports anchor mike shumann is in atlanta for today's big game and he caught up with some fans ready to see the niners take on th
to make it the law of the land and institutionalize it. the presidents hit by the curse. i mean, ronald reagan with the iran-contra scandal. bill clinton had monica lewinski. george bush, katrina. they seem to get unsettled and unraveled by a big event, often beyond their control. barack obama, we don't know what it may be. may be nothing but what he does have, he has at least a green chute to a better economy. he didn't have that four years ago. inherited one of the worst financial messes you could imagine. is that a significant help to him? >> think of second term dwight eisenhower. dealt with the little rock kri sis. nasa. a treaty with 12 countries to demilitarize antarctica. all second term. bill clinton, what he have been without a second term? not a big budget surplus and ronald reagan, i think iran-contra is overblown and historic gorbachev diplomacy and margaret thatcher said reagan ended the cold war without a single shot and the spth feeling good about the second term. he doesn't have the curse mentality. >> what are the priorities, what would you like to see the president fo
else under the law. for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> gay rights advocates are praising the president's speech, but critics including brian brown, president of the national organization for marriage, says he took offense to some of the president's remarks today. he says it was inappropriate when the president mentioned the 1969 stonewall riots in new york city which launched the gay rights movement and linked them to other civil rights struggles. and now that the work is over as you saw a few minutes ago it is party time. coming up we'll get back and give you another insider's look at some of the festivities and preparations to make it happen. >>> the first time in 18 years the 49ers are back in the super bowl. if you were around here in the mid-'90s and 1980s, you know how wild the bay area gets with 49ers fever. this time something totally new for the 49ers and the nfl. you probably know by now, sibling rivalry, two brothers coaching against each other in the super bowl. we have extensive coverage tonight of t
everyone else under the law. surely the love must be equal as well. >> it is the first time the issue of gay rights has been mentioned in an inaugural address. >> the opera house opened its doors for a watch party today. >> my fellow americans, the oath i have sworn before you today -- >> people gathered to watch president obama's faith in america's future speech. one woman came for the atmosphere and a speech that is all about community involvement. >> you know, he strikes the right amount of hope and challenges all of us to step forward and participate in our government which is important. >> people were thrilled the festivities on the day that honored martin luther king, jr. for more on today's festivities in washington, log on to www.ktvu.com and click on the inauguration tab. >>> while addressing the nation today president obama promised action on climate change. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler joins us now live in foster city with reaction and the reality. john? >> reporter: indeed it is beautiful here tonight at center park but experts tell me do nothing and today'
like anyone else under the law. >> he offered a bigger defense of entitlement programs. >> we must make the hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and the size of our deficit, but we reject the belief america has to choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. >> like every president since fdr, mr. obama started it with a prayer service at st. johns church before departing the white house for one of the longest motorcades known to man for the ride to the capitol. ♪ oh beautiful >> a star-studded affair where else will paul ryan mingle with beyonce who belted out the national anthem. when the ceremony was over, there was a sed di stream of pomp and circumstance waiting. >> secretary of state, -- >> from signing papers to lunch with congressional leaders, and then, of course, the parade. the first family could make their way back to the white house in that grand bullet proof review stand. all of that could wait because before leaving the west front. capitol, the president decided to go off self-incri
to search for two suspects. the law enforcement agencies have surrounded a complex, nearby. >> reporter: oakland investigators say the undercover police officer was in his car, following up on a shooting that happened on sunday when he was shot in the arm. police chief howard jordan says he doesn't want to compromise this investigation, so he would not give specific information about sundays shooting, and he wouldn't tell us what lead up to monday's officer involved shooting.the chief says he doesn't know if the officer returned fire. the chief also would not say if the suspects were in a car or standing outside when he says they fired at the police officer. >> during the course of this follow up he was confronted by three armed and very dangerous individuals, during the confrontation the officer was shot in the arm, the officer suffered a non life threatening injury and will make a full recovery >> we do have one person detained., there are two others outstanding and we are conducting a very thorough >> we have activated our swat team with the help from some of our neighboring agencies
. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremony corral, held for the -- ceremonial held for the public and they require the official swearing in take place on january 20th. the president was officially sworn into office yesterday in a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said told's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in of a president. what we're doing is celebrating each other. >> reporter: and he talked about what he called the most significant event of the inaugural weekend, his wife's new haircut. >> i love her bangs, she looks good. she always looks good. >> the celebrations won't end until late monday night when the president and first lady attend three different inaugural balls. susan mcginnis, cbs news washington. >>> at the end of the day, president obama will be sworn in four ti
the law. >> reporter: his was a law that called for changes. >> he clearly doesn't want to straddle centrist views anymore, and even when his positions are further to the idealogical left, i think this speech was a combattive speech. it was certainly, he wasn't holding back. >> our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as a land of opportunity. >> reporter: he walked head-long into battles over gun control, climate change, facing a tattered economy, a second term both bold and bumpy. >> progress does not compel us to settle centuries long debates about the role of government for all time, but it does require us to saact in our time. >> reporter: time like history that was fast advancing. joe johns, cnn, washington. >>> that's when the president turned around and said he's not going to see this again. he wanted to take one last look at the crowds. some estimated 800,000 or so. we're not sure of the exact number, who were all there watching, staring back. president obama and the first lady honored reese chb
the march on washington, and 30 years ago, martin luther king day was signed into law as a holiday. mr. lewis told dana bash what he was feeling as he watched america's first african-american president take the oath for the second time. >> i did everything possible today to keep from crying. when i saw him standing there, taking the oath with the bible of martin luther king jr., knowing that just 50 short years ago, that dr. king stood on the steps of the lincoln memorial and said i have a dream. >> of course, this was actually the fourth time that president obama has taken the oath of office. let's bring in our panel, van jones, cnn contributor who served as president obama's green jobs adviser in 2009. sally quinn, margaret hoover, republican consultant, cornell belcher, democratic strategist who served fas a pollster for president obama's 2012 re-election team. i wonder how you think this anniversary, this martin luther king day, informed and was infused throughout president obama's remarks today. >> i'll go back to even when he was senator obama. he always talked about, he also und
officers from law enforcement agencies rob deputized to help out metro transit police. officers from as far away as baitier and seattle washington tasked with a big job. >> moving crowds. that is the whole focus for metro, making sure that people move safely from point a to point b. visit irs coming in for the first time, we want to ensure they have a safe and placent trip while they were on the metro. >> reporter: metro wants to avoid what happened in the 2009 inauguration when long lines of cars spilled out onto streets and highways trying to get into suburban metro parking lots because metro charged as cars were going in. >> we are not doing that again. we are, instead, charging for parking as you exit and can you pay for that with a credit card or with value on your smart trip card. >> reporter: speaking of smart trip cards, here is some important advice y the number one tip is to get your smart trip card or fare card in advance. >> reporter: and load it up with enough money to pay for your trip to the mall and back. >> now you got to scan it again. >> reporter: we found lots of metro r
. >> professionalism. >> professionalism. >> imparrality. >> impartiality. >> these law enforcement officers from all across the country took an oath as deputy u.s. marshals. they're in town to help with security during tomorrow's inauguration festivities. these 2,000 extra officers will help out the secret service, the park service, the d.c. police department, and other agencies just to make sure everything goes as planned. >> it's a once in a lifetime deal for us. i'm glad to be a part of history. >> the extra officers come from as nearby as prince george's county and as far away as seattle, washington. stay with news4 for continuing coverage of this big inauguration weekend. news4 today starts extra early tomorrow morning live from capitol hill starting at 4:00 a.m. and tomorrow afternoon jim vance and doreen gensler anchoring our parade coverage live atop the newseum. >> coming up tonight, new information coming out after that hostage standoff in algeria. soldiers getting a closer look inside the plant "today." >>> president obama set to back just the second president to take the oath of office f
, then chicago fire and law & order. an all-new saturday night live with host jennifer lawrence at 11:30. jer rye the only goal for philadelphia. 3-1, pittsburgh, the final. >>> inauguration weekend is finally here f you've been around town today, you know. the roads and trains packed with people and organizers are very busy, too, making all the last-minute preparations before the big day on monday. good evening, everyone. we have everything you need to know to get you through this weekend. team coverage throughout the district tonight from the first inaugural parties to the forecast for all the festivities. but this inauguration weekend started with a day of service to honor dr. martin luther king jr. president and mrs. obama rolled up their sleeves today with 500 volunteers at an elementary school in northeast. vice president joe biden and his wife jill prepared care packages at the national guard armory for u.s. troops and first responders. on the national mall, a day of service summit just wrapped up a f few minutes ago. >> jim, darkness is set unwilling here now on the national mall. but tod
brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. medicare and medicaid and social security. they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make this country great >> jon: one last thing i want to make this clear. my health care plan is designed to kill your white grandparents. kill 'em dead. yep. thank you. we of course are focusing on today's coverage of events. we'll start with jessica williams down at the capital. what did you think of the speech? >> hello, jon. jon, i loved it. okay. it was fresh. it was new. it was unexpected. yet very classy. you know, i thought the speech really helped frame the president's agenda. and an interesting and i think sexy -- probably not the right word -- but i'm going to say it anyway. in a sexy way >> jon: i get it. i'm assuming you're referring to your new bangs >> oh, jon, i'm not. what? oh, you mean my ba-b and. ba-bangs >> jon: it's a great new look. clearly the first lady... >> no, jon. the first lady. i've been sporting this for ages. >> jon: that's terrific. we'll go to al madrigal at the white house.
having arrived at the platform, greeting both of his daughters and his wife and mother-in-law. you see behind him, there is vice president biden, chuck schumer, chair of the inaugural committee is the first person we'll hear from and call proceedings to order. and then it unfolds like the greatest graduation ceremony ever. >> rachel, there's a moment when the new president takes over, like when reagan took over from carter, when the chief of secret service walks behind one guy to the other guy, it is pretty creepy. it is pretty creepy when you're the guy losing protection, but nicely enough, it will be the same guy there. >> jerry ford was the first president who upon leaving office from the inauguration of the new president, jimmy carter, decided to leave by helicopter, seen as a rather odd way to leave on the way, but every president has followed that tradition. it is a dramatic way to get out of dodge. also your last ride in marine one. >> you want to allow the indulgence just a bit. >> one of the things as yet undetermined for the second term is who exactly will make up the preside
and uphold our values through strength of arms and the rule of law. we will show the courage to try and resolve our differences with other nations peacefully, not because we are naive about the dangers we face, but because engagement can lift suspicion and fear. america will remain the anchor of strong alliances in every corner of the globe. and we will renew those institutions that extend our capacity to manage crisis abroad. for no one has a greater stake in a peaceful world than its most powerful nation. we will support democracy from asia to africa, from the americas to the middle east because our interests and our conscious compel us to act on behalf of those who long for freedom. we must be a source of hope to the poor, the sick, the magicalized, the victims of prejudice, not out of mere charity, but because peace in our time requires the constant advance of those principles that our common creed describes, tolerance and opportunity, human dignity and justice. we, the people, declared today that the most evident of truths that all of us are created equal. it is the star that g
are wondering what his legacy will be. could it be his new push for tighter gun laws or perhaps something else? we'll talk about that. >>> we've been taking a look -- ronald reagan's second inauguration remain the coldest on record, believe it or not, if you're keeping track. for that reason, they took it indoors. we'll be right back. >> i, ronald reagan, do solemnly swear -- >> i, ronald reagan, do solemnly swear -- >> that i will faithfully execute -- >> that i will faithfully executed -- >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability -- >> and will to the best of my ability -- >> preserve, protect, and defend -- >> preserve, protect, and defend -- >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. britta olsen is my patient. i spend long hours with her checking her heart rate, administering her medication, and just
laws? immigration reform? fiscal fights? perhaps, but in the last couple of days he has relaunched the legendary campaign of his, the second term "obama for america" has become an action, and now joining us is bill from the think tank, and from the chicago sun-times, in the flesh, and this is nice and we don't get to do this often. but let me start with you, because i know you did some writing of the new operation, but how do you think that organizing for action can be without the president at the top of the ticket? >> well, because they have such great mailing lists and such very state-of-the-art social media and communications, and i think it is a very effective way of amplifying the bully pull p pit that president obama has and because it is independent of the democratic national committee and has no other goal except to support the president's agenda, this new group which is supposed to be meet iing as we speak at hotel in washington, i think that it can be a powerful amplification and support system for the obama agenda in the second term. >> do you think that this is also som
laws in this country. how much a part of the president's resolve will that be in the months coming? >> well, the thing -- the president always said that, you know, you have to do many things at once when you're president, and that's a very important thing. we can't keep replicating these tragedies and it's not just the big tragedies, but the small, smaller strategy dtragedies than the streets every day. so he's determined to move forward on this package of laws. they're not the only things we need to do. some of the things have less to do with government and more to do with what we -- what we do in our home. what our children play and in terms of video games and what they watch. but certainly we need to do something about guns. we are hopeful that we're at a moment when we can pass the impasse that we have seen in the past and really move forward on it. >> hey, david, bob schieffer here. >> hey, bob. >> in normal times, probably we wouldn't report this, but in these fractured times this just in as they say. i'm told that speaker boehner, eric cantor, the number two republican in th
to say. chuck reed says he's not sure it's a good idea for cities to make their own gun laws with the president taking it up on the national level. >>> some of the best companies 0 to work -- companies to work for are right here in the bay area. janine de la vega joins us with more and will tell us were with google starts the list. >> reporter: good morning. many will likely feel a sense of pride that their company is ranking high. perks like using free bicycles like this, also helps and that's just the beginning. now, the search engine giant offers employees free massages, free food and access to the three new wellness centers and seven acres for the complex. there are benefits r to the same-sex partners and extra bonuses for vacation time. we looked up some questions google used to ask employees during interviews including to businessinsider.com. one question was how many golf balls can hit in a school bus. that was for a job for a product manager to show problem- solving skills. we talked to one employee who did not work for google who said he would like to work for the co
signing the legislation into law where women could get equal pay for equal work. >> that was the first one, first one he signed. >> i remember when i was in college my approvesor was old them and said women were getting 77%. i was thinking my god and to see that. i am happy about that. >> yeah. yeah. absolutely, lowis. i should have mentioned that. the lilly ledbetter act. again, so we are acting at the obstacles he had to overcome, it's amaidsing he got as much done as he did. >> this is "the bill press show." going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ music ] >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning. we ho
the first mother-in-law walk through the marion robertson, ma leaand sasha obama. ma leais 14 and sasha is 11. they are dressed head to toe in jay crew. >> thank you for the fashion. >> i will be keeping up with the fashion all day. >> what do you look to in the past when you look at a second inaugural? >> i think it's another affirmation of the american system, have people out on the mall, see the president and the transfer of power and that's the glory of american system and that's what george washington brought, the first person to give up power, no one thought he was going to do it. even though it's a ceremony but it's a ceremony that is -- it bring's lot to our country and to our nation. >> is it one of those ceremonies, do you agree with beverly and richard that the second time in many respects, speaks more to what people's expectations are of their president than the first time. >> there's been an affirmation of what braun did by a majority of american people. and it turns out, a bigger majority than people thought. many people thought he wasn't going to win at all so this is, i
for gay and lesbian couples, to show his support and the administration's support for repealing the law. immigration reform is obviously a hot topic right now. >> absolutely. >> we have nine states that now allow equal marriage, plus the district of columbia. but there are also countries around the world that allow marriage equality. there are many, many binational couples across the country. we want to make sure -- across the world. excuse me. but if you are in a same-sex couple and your partner is not a u.s. citizen, you can't get your partner near the united states legally. we want to make sure that binational couples are included in any type of immigration reform. >> there's been some controversy during this presidential transition when it comes to gay issues. of course the president's first pick to lead a prayer of the nation was a pastor who received controversy remarks. what do you make of this? is this a sign of things to come, do you think? >> well, it is. i mean, i think it's a sign of what has been happening also within the gay community. and chuck hagel is a great example. h
pushing one of his top agenda items. changing gun laws in this country. in his weekly radio address, president obama urging people to call their lawmakers. >> ask your member of congress if they support universal background checks and renewing a ban on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines and if the answer is no, ask them why not. ask them why an a grade from the gun lobby is more important than keeping things safe in a classroom. >> nbc's kristen welker is outside the white house for us. on the very last day of his first term we saw him out earlier working at that school for the national day of service. besides that, how is he preparing for the big day tomorrow and the bigger day, perhaps, on monday. >> reporter: craig, i can tell you that he's behind the scenes working hard on the big address that he will deliver on monday. in fact, a senior administration official tells me he has a strong working draft that you would expect just a few days out from delivering such a large speech, and i am told he's putting the finishing touches on that with his speech team h
was recorded by the sola police and then fell into the law enforcement hands which was actually what they thought at the time, the people in the civil rights movement fought. was the police making of the intrusions face of the fbi as their friends which relatively speaking the fbi agents on the ground. it's a complex period. you have a hostile political part of the fbi and a relatively friendly, crimefighting part of the fbi coexisting at a time when the movement is under constant danger, the various scattered movement throughout the south. c-span: "parting the waters," your first book was published in what your? >> guest: at the end of 1988. c-span: was the per code that you discussed? >> guest: 54 to 63. the year the brown decision, the year the supreme court unanimously said in effect their racial segregation and subornation is in conflict with the american constitution, kind of reading the challenge of the civil war period about slavery being in conflict with promise of equal citizenship. though that's 54, i'm going to 68 when that movement, built on that premise, largely dissolv
the law for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. our journey is not complete until no citizen is forced to wait for hours to exercise the right to vote. our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see america as a land of opportunity, until bright, young students and engineers are listed in our work force rather than expelled from our country. our journey is not complete until all our children from the streets of detroit to the hills of appalachia to the quiet lanes of newtown know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. that is our generation's task: to make these works, these rights, these values of life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness real for every american >> brown: the broad theme for this inaugural was faith in america's future. the president closed his remarks by looking forward to the expected political battles. he urged both parties to work together for the good of the country but also called for citizens to hold the
so many laws and regulations and taxes that they kill the start up businesses in ways that are crazy. >> i have to jump in. thank you so much for talking about entrepreneurship. you were there, you were a part of that. there has been so much destruction to the assistance program. talk about rules and regulations. those are things your administration, when you were the speaker of the house, so many of those types of rules and regulations were built into the program, so much that they have not responded to the recession. it is only able to reach about 30% of the children who are poor in this country. an incredible increase in child poverty been. micro finance would may be a great way to insert into the system. if a woman is receiving cash assistance or food stamps and she happens to, may be working on the side doing hair and nails, housekeeping, child care. fair -- fantastic things. that $50 or $100 she makes on the weekend, god forbid she reported to the case manager because she would be criminalized for something that would be celebrated in this country. [applause] >> i agree with yo
executive orders that beefed up existing gun control law. the fierce senate hearings on the president's proposals are schedule for the end month. >>> there were separate shoots at gun shows across the nation today. in raleigh, north carolina, police say three people were injured when a shotgun accidentally fired. the owner brought it to the gown show to sell and didn't unload it. in minneapolis a man shot himself in the hand. and in medina, ohio a gun dealer found the he was checking out was loaded when he pulled the trigger and discharged. it wounded a bystander in the arm and leg. >>> those shootings came as hundreds of gun right activists took part in rallies at capitols today. >> today's event was one of several progun protests nationwide. many of the activists today said the proposed bans on some assault weapons and high capacity clips are just another way for the government to chip away at the 2nd amendment. >>> today was declared gun appreciation day by the group guns across america and urged gun owners to go to gun stores and ranges to accepted a message to congress and presi
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a law they say is unconstitutional because >> we think these elections need to reflect the will of the people. we think the upcoming election is an absurd and futile. the government -- >> the government is not interested in reform. >> all the dead, constitution reform, nothing, they are trying to deceive the people. >> the muslim brotherhood says it will do nothing more than carry on with protests, demanding political reform. sources inside told of the conflict in syria prohibiting protesters who fear the country could ascend into unrest. >> elections cannot be held until a consensus is reached. that is why the muslim brotherhood calls for propose -- calls for postponing the election. >> the government believes the upcoming election will be a success. >> it is the people's right to go to the polls or not. >> protest movement has been slow appeared as much as people are angry at the governments they are not willing to take a risk that could push the country into an uncertain direction. >> coming up, global recognition for a south african painter turn the light into art.
is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well." >> pam: the president spoke those words with the entire u=s supreme court seated just a few feet away. those same justices are due to rule on california's voter= approved ban on same sex marriage. supporters of gay marriage tell kron four, they have new optimism. >> "proposition 8 is about to go to the supreme court. they rely heavily on public sentiment. and this is our president bringing us into the fold, saying these people matter in a "we, the people" situation: in our country, our relationships matter. so for me it's important that he talks about that before we make it to the supreme court." >> pam: the high court announced last month, it will consider proposition- eight this term. it has until june to make a ruling. >> two home invasions, within one hour of one another, in two upscale neighborhoods in piedmont. both robberies happened early this morning. kron 4's reggie kumar tells us. investiga
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there waiting for when they open up. >> thousands of law enforcement and federal troops will be on hand to make sure everyone's safe. today's swearing-in is ceremony real for the public. the constitution requires the official ontario of office to take place january 20th. the president was officially sworn into office yesterday at a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight service sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in of a president. what we're doing is celebrating each other. >> and he talked about what he called the most significant event of the inaugural weekend's celebrations, his wife's new haircut. >> i love her bangs. she looks good. she always looks good. >> the celebrations won't end until late monday night when the president and first lady attend three different inaugural balls. the theme of this year's presidential inaugural is "our people, our future" was selected by the presidential inaugural committee because they say president obama dra
go to commercial break, let's take a look. there you see the -- the president's mother-in-law. gloria, they will be making their way here to -- to the capitol. as the -- president's aides get ready to get in the various cars. what part of the white house is this? >> i think we are looking right now at the north door. the president has been attending a coffee with congressional leaders, with senate leader mitch mcconnell. speaker boehner and congressman eric cantor. i confirmed that. with each of their offices. a nice bipartisan tradition and good way to kick off a new term. those of you discussing he does not do enough socializing with leaders, here he is doing just that. he's been with -- the wives, vice president biden and his wife has been there as has the first lady. they will then head in the motorcade and make their way up here to the capitol where they will go into a hold for about an hour before the president speaks. >> senator john kerry arriving at the capitol. there's senator kerry. >> confirmation hearings. secretary of state. >> this is the entrance you see usually in the
and law enforcement people who will be in the crowd. but it will be scaled back but it will still be majestic with all the pomp we are used to seeing in an inauguration. abc7 news. carolyn. >> thank you very much. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america. we will also have live streaming coverage at abc7news.com starting at 6:30. >>> the mavericks big sur of competition near half moon bay is on. it's been underway for about an hour now. here's a look from sky 7hd. waves about 20 feet high are expected off piller point. some of the world's best big wave surfers are competing. we will be checking in periodically to show you more of the action during this newscast. or you can go to abc7news.com to watch it streaming live. >>> coming up next, the latest on the hoax involving notre dame star linebacker. new details about the young man alleged to have orchestrated that elaborate host, spawning manti te'o's entire college career. and later as the country gets ready to celebrate dr. martin luther king's birthday, we check
that part of it comes from if you put one of the laws of school education is that white children are an inferior schools. >> host: there's action. >> guest: there's action and that is one of the things about this segregation is that many black parents understand if they get their kids into school with white kids they have leverage. one of the problems is the way in which we went about desegregation is that i agree we should have had -- that kid should have been allowed to go to central high school but what about the 900 of the first bill in the all blacks cool? what is being done to make sure that their education as equal because that would have cost a lot of money and a lot of resources and that is where the nation failed. yes we need to break down the racial barriers and make it possible to have an all white school but that still doesn't happen to deal with the problems that happen. >> host: in boston in the 70's some of it, the busing in michael foot court-ordered busing. we didn't allow our children to go to school with white kids because we wanted to integrate. they go to th
minimum wage and clean air laws and f.d.a and all of those things. from the bottom up, people demanded it in their workplaces, in their coal mines, in their churches and ethnic organizations and their schools. >> well, senator brown, let me congratulate you and your election. they spent $20,000 trying to defeat you and you're still here. >> thank you. >> thanks for your time tonight. >> you're watching a special edition of politics nation on msnbc on a historic day, president obama's inauguration. this is the place for politics. msnbc. ♪ and the home of the brave i didn't think it was anything. i had pain in my abdomen... it just wouldn't go away. i was spotting, but i had already gone through menopause. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer. feeling bloated for no reason. that's what i remember. seeing my doctor probably saved my life. warning signs are not the same for everyone. if you think something's wrong... see your doctor. ask about gynecologic cancer. and get the inside kno
brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> kimberly: i like the duration of his voice. >> dana: i likebe that. i agree with it. but what i think is strange is he didn't talk about that in 2008. now have maybe because he has evolution of his thinking and the announce in the june and now he is able to say -- i think it's good and fine. i just, that's why i go back to the 2008 speech versus this 2012 speech. just so different. >> eric: you are 100% right, dana. remember a year ago, he evolved to seeing things this way on gay rights. we are all in agreement, we agree, i don't think we disagree with obama on the issue but does it need to be in the inaugural address? >> bob: why not? >> eric: i don't know. >> kimberly: you don't feel it's the right place for it. >> eric: the whole liberal agenda all at once. this is his legacy. >> bob: the first time since beginning of the republic the word "gay" used in inaugural speech. good thing. >> eric: why? >> bob: they
brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. for if we are truly created equal, surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> today's inaugural poem came from richard blanco, a cuban american who says negotiating his identity as an american and as a gay man is the wellspring of poetry. he said he has lived the american dream as being named the fifth inaugural poet. here's part of the poem he read today to the president and to the world. >> we head home through the gloss of rain or weight of snow or the plum blush of dusk but always, always home, always under one sky, our sky. and always one moon like a silent drum tapping on every roof top and every window of one country. >> richard blanco joins me now. what a day this must have been for you. the first latino american to read a poem at thisinaugural, the first gay american to do that. what was it like? >> the actual event was just amazing. what i've come away with, of course, i've never done this before. it seemed very intimate and the atmosphere at that moment was in some ways, everything i was try
. the progressive era new deal and great society laws were enacted when america was still a young and growing nation. they were enacted in a nation that was vibrant, raw, underinstitutionalized and needing taming. reinvigorating a mature nation means giving government to give people the tools to compete but then opening up a wide field so they do so ruak cowsly creatively. it means spending more here but de regulating more there. it means facing the fact we do have to choose between current benefits to seniors and investments in our future, and that to pretend we don't face that choice as obama did is effectively to sacrifice the future to the past. >> jonathan, first, what do you think of this speech and secondly, what do you think of david's column? >> i thought the president's speech was terrific, a progressive vision for the country. the guy won twice and ran on all the things he talked about yesterday, inclusion, balanced approach to the nation's problems. when it comes to david brooks' column, as mika was reading, i was thinking, how is that different from what the president actually said? i m
to get a good spot. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn into office yesterday in a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in of a president. what we're doing is celebrating each other. >> reporter: and he talked about what he called the most significant event of the inaugural weekend, his wife's new haircut. >> i love her bangs. she looks good. >> reporter: the celebrations won't end until late monday night when they attend three different inaugural balls. >> among all the events happening today is fabulous entertainment. beyonce will sin
the stage. for many people, when the mother-in-law of the president actually moved into the white house, it seemed like the perfect moment for a sitcom. that never happened. but the president's daughters now we've watched them grow up in the white house under four years under the scrutiny of the public eye. i think sasha had the greatest moment of the entire campaign yesterday when after he took the oath of office, she could be audibly heard congratulating her daddy for not messing up. >> jennifer: you know what's ironic about that. i was of watching another program this morning. they were offended that the president after he was done said to his daughter, i did it. as though i did it. i got elected instead of i got through this without messing up. because -- >> jennifer: exactly. it wasn't a we built this moment but famously, four years ago, the president made some -- omitted some words in the oath of office which is why john roberts had to give him the oath of office again the next day. that coupled with the fact that this year, inauguration day falls on a monday and he had to be swor
as the national hall here and there are some 40 law enforcement agencies that work in the district of columbia when you consider the federal, the local, various different agencies, fbi, justice department, et cetera, et cetera, it goes on and on and on and they're out in full force and last night several thousand national guardsmen were deployed and they'll have to filter through that. it's smaller than in years past and four years ago 1.82 million people here and this time around they've lowered the crowd estimates from originally expected from 6 to 800 down to 5 to 700,000, it's chilly, but folks are already in the lines and quite a stampede in the next three hours as we get ready for the president getting ready to take his inaugural, having been officially sworn in yesterday. >> brian: carl, how many red bulls so far. >> gretchen: oh, my gosh. >> reporter: haven't cracked them yet. a few days, but we'll have our share. >> brian:'s got six with him, who is he kidding? thanks so much. we had a problem, none of our guests could get through the security. and jim brown had a knee operation and
for the presidential inauguration and you might be asking, why do we do it, other than it is the law. wendy walsh is a human behavioral psychologist, and wendy, you say there is a bit of a fine line here. we americans walk during an inauguration, right? >> reporter: it's true, don. i think that we struggle with the idea of having this kind of inauguration, because it feels a lot like a coronation. and that's what america sort of fought very hard to get away from. we left the monarchy. many, many years ago. but yet we want to have some pump, some circumstance. we want to talk about michelle's dress. we want to know who designed it. i honored her today by cutting my own bangs to match her new haircut, and i'm sure half the women in america -- >> i know about this. >> hey, don, bangs is the new botox, that's all i can say. i think that we want to have some pomp and pageantry, but want to be clear, this is an inauguration, the beginning of a second presidential term. this is not the king and queen. got it? >> yeah. okay. so by the way, the bangs look good. you always look great. this sort of ritual,
somebody is a hero when they take the law into their own hands? he had an illegal gun, for god's sakes and he killed a man! a father of five children! took my son away from me! how can they say he's a hero! >> reporter: hernandez' hearing today was brief, less than 5 minutes. but as it ended, the two families left the courthouse together and that's when the war of words led to the fight outside. [ screaming ] >> reporter: no charges were filed in that fight, but the da released a statement this afternoon about mr. hernandez. it said, in part, quote, mr. hernandez had no legal excuse or justification for using deadly force on an unarmed man. the da went on to say that this will play out inside the courtroom and in fact, they set a new court date of february 15th. reporting live in san jose, back to you, alan. it was really strange to see that fight just break out right in front of us, right as court was letting out. >> as you said, happened so quickly. lot of emotion. >> reporter: exactly. >> joe, thanks. >>> this just in tonight. a woman whose cel
include the president's health care law and his program that helped save the auto industry. >>> monday's inauguration celebrations fall on martin luther king jr. day this year. some students got to mark it in a special. >> i have a dream my children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. >> that's right. fifth graders recited king's "i have a dream" speech on the steps of the lincoln memorial yesterday. today is a national day of service in honor of dr. king and a wreath laying at the king memorial is planned for tomorrow. >>> later today, a handful of stars will join the first lady for an inaugural concert celebrating america's children and families. ♪ i just want you close >> alicia keys, john legend, and smokey robinson are just a few of the stars making an appearance at today's kids inaugural concert. the concert at the washington convention center will also celebrate america's military families. this event is invitation only. >> i didn't get one. >> it's okay. well, you're not a kid. >> that's
wife's family. of course, his mother-in-law lives with them at a white house. host: finally, the parade, any word here or not on whether the president will walk. guest: they never revealed in these things in advance. the word i am getting, you want to catch a glimpse of the president, last time, he got out of his motorcade at seven and pennsylvania. that is one little hint. the weather will not be bad today. it will be warmer than it was a four years ago. abc will do more of the inaugural parade on foot. -- maybe he will do more of the inaugural parade on foot. for weeks, they have and constructing the viewing stands across from the white house. once he makes his way down pennsylvania avenue, his family will end up in the viewing stand to watch the parade. host: what is your day like? guest: i was at the inauguration of four years ago. i am deferring to colleagues will be out and about. i am manning our coverage from the bureau. i will be taking feeds from people on the ground, writing about the day, who is out there, who came, general public, why are people coming? how they feel about
to the strength of arms and rule of law. we will show the courage to try to resolve our differences with other nations peacefully not bausz we are naive about the faces we face but because engagement can more endurable risk suspicion and fear. america will remain the anchor of strong alliances in every corner of the globe and we will renew those ininstitutions that expend. no one has the greatest steak in a peaceful world than it's most powerful nation. we will support democrat krasy from asia to africa, because our interest and our conscious compel us to act on those who belong for freedom and we must be a source of hope to the poor. the sick, the victims of prejudice, not out of mere charity but because piece in our time requires the con constant advance of those principal practicals that our common creed describes. tolerance and opportunity, human dignitiy. and justice. we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. it's the star that guides us still, just as it guided our forebarriers, just as it guided all of those men and women, sung and
reform law passed that he is able to sign. we are -- what we're fighting for is a passive citizenship, unity of our families and -- added up to 1.5 million individuals. and millions of families impacted by that. we're going to work hard, we listened to him in terms of our activism. we're going to roll up our sleeves and help him do it but we want him top the leadership, the fortitude to get it over that finish line. and we were there for him. we have been there for him for a long time. what we want him to understand is that families are counting on him. there is a mandate from the voters, from latino voters, from asian voters they want their families together. they want an end to the exclusion and, yes, liberty and the fight for equality this time is a fight for immigration reform. >> scott? >> people who say they have the political power and the momentum and determination to see comprehensive immigration reform get through this time. >> bill, thank you very much. here in washington as the clouds lift and the sun breaks out across the front of the capitol, we will have more on the
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